3 results for 'central bank'
...create more lending, moving the U.S. economy towards the path of economic growth.
You can look at Japan as another example of this. In order to fight the economic slowdown in that country, the Bank of Japan took similar actions to those of the Federal Reserve—I must say, the central bank of Japan has been involved with quantitative easing for a while.
The central bank of Japan wanted economic growth, which was what the Federal Reserve had hoped for in the U.S. economy. Japan’s central bank believed that by introducing quantitative easing, the value of the... (more)
Problems in the Canadian economy are growing and whispers of an economic slowdown are looming in the air. If an economic slowdown does occur, the Canadian dollar will be the primary victim—and investors can profit heavily from this scenario.
The central bank of the country isn’t very optimistic about the growth. Commenting on the country’s first-quarter growth, the governor of the Bank of Canada, Stephen Poloz, said, “What we have seen is that the numbers in the first quarter have been a little shy of what we were expecting.” He added, “It’s easy to point to the weather as a qualitative... (more)
... relies upon a psychological belief in the currency and not its intrinsic value. This means that our currency can be rendered useless the moment we as a people stop believing in it. Last week in London, it was reported that the British people have reached the point of intolerance with their Central Bank's inflation index who's consistently low inflation readings are opposite the British citizen's experience.
Not unlike America, the British Central Bank publishes inflation indexes stating that inflation is around 2% while independent indexes peg inflation at around 10%. (In America,... (more)
« previous next »